The Idea of Prostitution

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Spinifex Press, 2010 - Feminist theory - 409 pages
s prostitution a job like any other or does it cause grave psychological damage? Ain in-depth examination of the 'forced' and 'free' arguments about prostitutionI

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The idea of prostitution, argues Sheila Jeffreys, leads to the same outcome for prostituted women, and is a violation of human rights. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Sheila Jeffreys is the author of "Anticlimax: A Feminist Perspective on the Sexual Revolution," "Beauty and Misogyny: Harmful Cultural Practices in the West," and "Unpacking Queer Politics: A Lesbian Feminist Perspective." She is a founding member of the Australian branch of the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATWA) and a professor of sexual and international feminist politics at the University of Melbourne.

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